An original shire formed in 1634. Named for Henrico Town, founded in 1611, which was named for Henry, Prince of Wales. The battles of Seven Pines, Savage's Station, Glendale, and Malvern Hill took place in this county in 1862. (Reverse) Hanover County Z-147 Formed in 1720 from New Kent, and named for the Electorate of Hanover. Patrick Henry and Henry Clay were born in this county. In it were fought the battles of Gaines's Mill, 1862, and Cold Harbor, 1864.
Geographic Location: Hanover County
Physical Description of Location: Glen Allen, VA 23059. Located on Mountain Road (Hwy 33), 0.5 miles north of the intersection of Mountain Road (Hwy 33) and I-295. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Mountain Road (Hwy 33).
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